Events

Heritage Open Day – Sunday 12th September

4 Aug 2021

Explore the Guildhall’s fascinating 1000-year story with
free entry and free guided tours!

Sunday 12th September

10am – 5pm

The Guildhall has been a fixture on its namesake street for at least 800 years and has had many different identities over the centuries.
Criminal court, library, wedding venue, armoury (!), WW2 Operations HQ, to name a few!

Join our free guided tour:

11am – Sensory Garden Secrets

2pm – FULLY BOOKED – Guildhall guided tour

3:15pm – Guildhall Guided tour

Spaces are limited, so pre-booking is essential:

From its turbulent relationship with the Medieval Abbey of St Edmundsbury to its crucial role defending the Suffolk skies during the Battle of Britain, the Guildhall has always been at the heart of local events.